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Keio University established the Research Encouragement Scholarship for Graduate Students (benefit-type scholarship) in the 2016 academic year with the objective of encouraging talented students to enter graduate school or their research activities while enrolled in graduate school. It is part of the university's efforts to reinforce its foundation for fostering future leaders in various research fields, and who can make international contributions through research.
*The selection criteria and scholarship amount may change for some scholarships from the 2024 academic year.
|Graduate School||Eligible Students||Selection Time Frame||Amount|
|Selection Criteria / Selection Method||No. of Recipients (AY 2023)|
|Letters||1st-year master's students||After admission||300,000 yen||Scholarship recruitment information published after entrance exam results are announced. The recommendation quota decided based on number of applicants and students in each major. Selection based on the recommendation from each department, etc.||18|
|Economics||1st-year master's students||Before admission||300,000 yen/ 500,000 yen/ 700,000 yen||Based on evaluation of entrance exam and grades in undergraduate degree.||6|
|Law||1st-year master's students||After admission||300,000 yen||Document screening will take place after the e-mail announcement has been sent out to the new students who have completed enrollment registration||13|
|Human Relations||1st-year master's students||Immediate after admission||300,000 yen / 500,000 yen||Details included in the admissions procedures guidelines.
Taking applications and document screening.
|Business and Commerce||1st-year master's students||Before admission||300,000 yen||Grades in undergraduate degree for students admitted through the test-optional admissions policy, and entrance exam results for students admitted through the entrance exam or entrance exam for international students)||3|
|Medicine||1st-year master's students||－||300,000 yen/ 500,000 yen/ 700,000 yen||In principle, those admitted to their first-year of a master's program are selected for this scholarship. However, if the quota exceeds the number of new students, 2nd-year master's students with excellent academic grades will also be selected.||17|
|Science and Technology||Doctoral students||March||300,000 yen / 500,000 yen / 700,000 yen||Screening of application documents||67|
|Business Administration||2nd-year master's students and doctoral students||After admission||300,000 yen / 500,000 yen / 700,000 yen||Document screening||22|
|Media and Governance||1st-year master's students||Before admission||300,000 yen in principle||Selection based on entrance exam results and admissions application documents||48|
|Health Management||2nd-year master's students||After admission||300,000 yen / 500,000 yen / 700,000 yen||Document screening||12|
|System Design and Management||Mainly new students, a few current students||Before admission for first-year students and April for current students||300,000 yen/ 500,000 yen/ 700,000 yen||Entrance exam for new students and grades and research achievements after admission for current students.||12|
|Media Design||Master's and doctoral students||In principle before admission||300,000 yen / 500,000 yen / 700,000 yen||Document screening based on research plan.||14|
|Pharmaceutical Sciences||Doctoral students||Before admission for first-year students and from January to March for current students||300,000 yen / 500,000 yen / 700,000 yen||Document screening||7|